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She is preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Ulmer Sr.; a son, Michael Wayne Boyd, sisters, Clarice Chancellor and Helen Skinner; her parents, Grace and Grover Cleveland White; and a granddaughter, Heather Marie Boyd.

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Pallbearers will be Troy Thrasher, James Miles, Wesley Nason, Keith Boyd, Donnie Bean, and Dennis Davidson.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
RONALD WAYNE ESHEE
Hosiery mill mechanic
Services for Ronald Wayne Eshee will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Foster officiating. Burial will be in Duffee Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Eshee, 50, Collinsville, died Monday, June 10, 2002, in Jackson.
Survivors include his sisters, Beverly Skelton and her husband, Raymond K., of Collinsville, Sandra Dennison and her husband, Dana D., of Pensacola, Fla., Mona Dear and her husband, Kenneth, of Meridian and Teresa Hebert of Pensacola; a brother, Herman Branning and his wife, Carolyn, of Meridian; his mother, Maudine Eshee of Collinsville; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Ron Hebert; a sister, Linda Kay Chaney; and a nephew, Terry Lynn Lee Jr.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Skelton, Raymond Skelton, Kenneth Dear, Justin Dear, Dana Dennison, Kenny Branning, Dave Martin and John Branning.
Honorary pallbearer will be Colby Skelton.
Visitation will be today 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
JOANN KELTON
Graveside services for Joann Kelton will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, with the Rev. S.T. White officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Miss Kelton, 57, of Forney, Texas, died Sunday, June 9, 2002, in Forney.
Survivors include her sisters, Sandra J. Williams and her husband, Ottis, of Forney, Linda Lowe and her husband, Jessie, of Garland, Texas; an aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Jack George of Meridian; a nephew, Jason Lowe of Dallas; a niece, Tracie Peters of Mesquite, Texas; three great-nieces and nephews.
JIMMY H. HUGGINS
Retired
Services for Jimmy H. Huggins will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at James F. Webb Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Giles officiating. Burial will be in Magnolia Cemetery.
Mr. Huggins, 63, of Meridian, died Tuesday, June 11, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include two sons, Mike Huggins, and Jeff Huggins, both of Meridian; a daughter, Pam Daniels of Meridian; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and a stepbrother, Bobby Hall of Meridian.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William B. Huggins and Nancy Elisabeth Huggins, and a brother, William Butch Huggins.
Pallbearers will be Kenny Blackwell, Billy Moffett, Tom Eakes, David Daniels, Steve Hill and Rodney Harrison.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
BONNIE RUTH WATSON
School tutor
PORT GIBSON Services for Bonnie Ruth Watson will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at Mercy Seat Baptist Church with the Rev. Frank McGriggs officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. Rollins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Watson, 46, of Meridian, died Friday, June 7, 2002, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, Zachary Watson of Meridian; her mother and step-father, Mary Lee and Johnnie Moore of Pattison; three sons, Bryon Robertson, Rakieth Watson and Ronnie Watson, all of Meridian; two daughters, Shawanda Reynolds and her husband, Vincent, and Roshanda Watson, all of Meridian; a brother, Ronnie Moore and his wife, Sarah, of Port Gibson; five sisters, Elizabeth Betty Brandon and her husband, William, Jimmie Rankin and her husband, Sam, Latina William and her husband, Darren Sr., all of Meridian, Willie Ruth Carter of Dallas and Virginia Dee and her husband, Joseph, of Pattison; six uncles, Robert Smith and his wife, Lottie, James Smith and his wife, Willie Bee, Joseph Smith and his wife, Marjorie, of Cleveland, Ohio, Freddie Lee Graves and his wife, Sarah, Shed Moore of Port Gibson and Samuel Hardges and his wife, Fannie, of Pattison; nine aunts, Mattie Jackson, Rosie Lee Thomas, Ethel Hamlin, Jessie Bell Jackson, Bertha Minor and her husband, Nathaniel, Mary L. Smith of Port Gibson, Elizabeth Smith, Shelby Smith of Cleveland, Ohio, and Miriam Smith of Jackson; several other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Graves.
Visitation will be Friday noon-5 p.m. at the funeral home.
JAMES R. POYTHRESS
Truck driver
A private family memorial will be held at a later date for James R. Poythress, 59, of Meridian, who died Friday, June 7, 2002, in Tucson, Ariz.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Poythress of Meridian; daughters, Geraldine Parker, Marquerite La Batt and Betty Ann Wilkinson, all of Meridian; grandchildren, Gega Ann Morgan, Breanna Michelle Singleton, Aaron Lee Singleton, Donald Jenkins and Ronnie Jenkins; sisters, Brenda Murth and her husband, Larry, of Houston, Ruby Pope of Conroy, Texas, and Sue Burwell and her husband, Bob, of Cincinnati, Ohio.
STEVEN H. HARTLEY
Arrangements were incomplete at James F. Webb Funeral Home for Steven H. Hartley, 41, of Meridian, who died Tuesday, June 11, 2002, in his home.

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